Are Sh nitro engines any good?
SH engines are not too bad for the price you pay for them. They are WAY better than an Axial engine. All things considered they are a decent value priced basher engine that will last pretty well if broken in correctly.
How can I make my nitro RC faster?
If you are running 20% nitro in your engine you can easily increase top speed by increasing the nitro content of your fuel. As you increase fuel percentage, you may have to adjust the head shims under your heat sink head accordingly. The higher the nitro content the more shims you need to install.
What temp should Nitro engine run at?
200-240 is a good range.
How do you reset a carburetor?
If the carburetor is new or has been rebuilt, you should set it to “factory” adjustment. You can do so by adjusting the idle mixture screws to 1.5-2 turns out, and the idle speed screw to 1-1.5 turns in. Warm the Engine Up. The engine’s running temperature directly correlates with proper air and fuel mixtures.
Does nitro make the car faster?
If you are running 20% nitro in your engine you can easily increase top speed by increasing the nitro content of your fuel. 21 engine will get your vehicle up to some serious speeds but a . 30 will increase that speed and get your vehicle there faster.
How do you adjust the needles in a nitro engine?
The two needles in conjunction provide precise fuel/air mixture throughout the engine’s power band. To adjust the needles you either lean or richen their fuel flow. To lean fuel flow or use less fuel and more air you turn the needle clockwise. To richen the needles or add more fuel and less air you turn counter-clockwise.
What should the temperature of a nitro engine be?
All engines should run atleast 210F, and while there is no set overheating temperature, anything over 300F is usually overheating. Overheating is not as big of a problem as underheating, and if the engine is running well, with a nice amount of smoke, and there is no steam coming off the head, then it is not overheating.
Why is EGT not used in are / C car tuning?
Probably why EGT is not used in R/C car engine tuning. EGT has its own deficiencies. The distance of the sensor from the exhaust port matters. The further away, the less reliable the reading as the exhaust quickly cools. Also, EGT works best in real time.
What should the idle speed be on a nitro?
The idle speed is used to adjust the throttle input when the throttle servo is at idle. This should be set low enough to keep the vehicle from moving at idle, but high enough to keep the engine running.